Top Ten Worst Warrior Cats Books

Which ten Warrior Cats stories simply were a total let down? Erin Hunter, I suggest you look away now... this may get ugly!

The Top Ten

1 Sign of the Moon

This was simply an excuse to kill off Stoneteller and Swoop, to send the cats to the mountains, to see the ancient cats and most importantly make a prophecy that will kill Firestar. The only thing I liked was when Ivypool and Blossomfall got lost in the tunnels and Fallen Leaves and Hollyleaf help them out. Apart from that, there were just random eagle attacks, two different kinds of deaths in one chapter, and randomness. Plus, I can't find my adventure game! - Memery24

The only parts I liked in this book were the romance between Jayfeather and Half Moon and the bit where Craig gets made Stoneteller. Other than that, this book was awful. Dovewing's point of view was, as always, super boring. So was Lionblaze's, which was actually quite surprising. I normally love reading about him. Same with Ivypool. And Swoop died for no reason. Yeah, that's all I thought about this book.

This is probably my least favorite book in the series, since it's pretty much just plot filler. Literally nothing important happens, besides Jayfeather and Lionblaze realizing Hollyleaf might be alive. I was never interested in the ancients, which is one of the reasons I found this book so boring.

There is no such thing as bad warriors books - Leafstar12

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2 Starlight

In my opinion, the second series was really really boring. All they did was travel to a badger, find a tribe, have a death, then they took the other cats with them. I mean, I know you need to make books to make the journey, but I'm quite sure you didn't need to make it a whole entire series! I don't mean to sound so negative for the second series, but there's another thing that I didn't like. What's with the sudden change of perspectives? In the first series, it was all Firestar's perspective. I actually expected that when I finished The Darkest Hour. I was like, "Ooh yay, let's see Firestar as a leader! " NOPE. When I saw it was at Brambleclaw's perspective, I was like okay. That's fine. But then it kept switching and switching. First, Brambleclaw, then Squirrelflight, then Feathertail, then Crowfeather, then Leafpool, then Stormfur, then Brambleclaw again! Just saying, you could've made the perspective changing a bit slower. So that we can fit into it ya'know? Anyway, it wasn't that ...more

To my opinion Starlight wasn't the WORST But I just find it a tad boring cause all they do is just explore the new territory for 156/317 pages of this book. But, what makes me pissed doesn't have to do with the book or series at all it't "The New Covers" THEY ARE SO UGLY THEY ARE JUST RANDOM PARTS OF CATS FACES! AND IN TWILIGHT LEAFPOOL HAS A MOUSTACHE! REAL SMART ERIN!

This entire book is kinda like anime filler. It's just redundant, boring storylines to keep the book at it's traditional 300 page length while Erin Hunter comes up with the main, actually good storylines. Not a bad strategy, but unfortunately makes this book a boring one.

So boring and all of them whined about their life. Squirrelflight and Ashfur were so annoying. I can't stand them! I wish she would just move in and stop whining! - Puppytart

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3 Twilight

This book... Okay, so I like when Leafpool helped river clan (I believe that was this one) but Leafpool and Crowfeather, I don't know. See, I thought that it was Leafpool who knew that she was going to die (not CinderPelt) so I was okay with their romance because I thought Leafpool was making the most out of the rest of her life. The worst though, was Brambleclaw and Squirrelflight. They were fighting all of the time and it was so irritating. It just killed the book for me.

Twilight was a amazing book this in my opinion and that is yours that stuff only happens because erin hunters trying to create drama I loved this book

I can see where they got the title from. The love story WAS better than twilight's, but Leafpool constantly kept being annoying about how much she loved Crowfeather. And the new cover is so ugly. She looks like she has a moustache - Puppytart

This was an awful book in my opinion. There was no action! The only reason that this was written was to inform the flames between Bramblestar and Squirrelflight, Leafpool to force a forbidden love with Crowfeather, and for Cinderpelt to die.

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4 Rising Storm

I'm not saying that rising storms is an amazing warrior cats book but I'm not saying this book sucks ether. This has its good parts like the fire and yellowfang's death (which is sad but that I think sometimes makes the warriors books better) but then again their is boring parts to this book.

Rising Storm was an okay book, the book seemed to move slowly and not much happened, (except the forest fire and Yellowfang's death :,-()

Why rising storm it's a awesome book don't know why people hate it!

PATCHPELT DIES as well! I love patchpelt!

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5 Mistystar's Omen

What happens in this book that is interesting.

Answer nothing

This is my second least favorite short story. The obvious is stated, and that's about it. - SpyroZap99

Got to admit, it was nice in some part, and boring in others

What's the point of the book?
All that happens is Mothwing isn't a then she is!

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6 Spottedleaf's Heart

Messed up story it felt like the Erins were forgetting that these books are rated 9+ I started the books at eight. She was manipulated by the older Thistclaw. SPOTTEDLEAFS WHOLE STORY ARK IS ABOUT HER BEING AN AMAZING MEDICINE CAT AND NOT BEING WITH FIRESTAR BECAUSE OF THAT!

I have evidence that this incredibly bad novella is not canon. It's strongly reccomended to read the actual novella or spoil yourself entirely before reading this or you're going to be confused.

First of all, the entire fact of Thistleclaw and Spottedleaf both being alive in the book is makes a CRITICAL issue. If you read all of Bluestar's Prophecy, you'll know that Thistleclaw died before Spottedkit was born.

Second, both Thistleclaw and Spottedleaf are completely out of character.

Thistleclaw would NOT take any interest in Spottedkit because of the timeline issue, and also because Thistleclaw would still be depressed after Snowfur's death.

In Bluestar's Prophecy, it's stated that Spottedkit has an interest in herbs, so there is absolutely NO REASON for her to become a warrior apprentice in this.

This novella could've been so much better if it wasn't for the nonsensical ThistlexSpotted pairing, timeline issue, and Spottedkit being a warrior ...more - 905384095438053

Thistleclaw died when Spottedleaf was a medicine cat. Check Bluestar's Prophecy again. - Sunwhisker

7 The Ultimate Guide

I LOVE this book I brought it to school and guarded it with my life

A little disappointing, and we didn't really get to find out what happened to Barley and Ravenpaw - only that Ravenpaw died. Couldn't they have told a story about it? - Memery24

For anyone who read this and is wondering what happened to Ravenpaw and Barley, read Ravenpaw's Farewell. It will settle your questions. - SpyroZap99

Dustpelt and Bracjenfur deserve to have their pages...

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8 Dovewing's Silence

Sorry, didn't we get a whole arc dedicated to you? AND NOW A SHoRT STORY? Waste your space on Cinderpelt or someone we actually want to hear about. - SpyroZap99

Why did she not die? I hate her AND her sister! I like Ivypool a bit better, but she is JUST as whiny, ungrateful and annoying. - Puppytart

It's not boring! It's a short story of how the three adjusted to living as a normal clan cat!

I actually loved. This book but Dovewings Silence? Really?!

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9 The Sun Trail

Why is The Sun Trail on the contenders list? It is one of my favorite books in Dawn Of The Clans. (My favorite is Path Of Stars ;-))

Dawn of the clans must have been really damn good for only 1 book (this one) to be in the top 11-20. There are no others above it right now. Can't wait to read it! - SpyroZap99

It's sad. Bright Stream dies while expecting kits... - IcetailofWishClan

The entire Dawn of the Clans seires was just aweful. Personally, reading it just felt like a chore.

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10 SkyClan's Destiny

This book was weird. Daylight warriors, (which in apprentice's quest *spoilers* is revealed to have party caused skyclan's third downfall) scaring a two leg Toy Story's Sid style, and helping a hurt girl like in homeward bound. I don't know, if just doesn't feel like a warrior book at all. Better the second time I read it, but still, worst warriors book.

BEST BOOK EVER! Even though it didn't really have anything to do with GRAYSTRIPE, it was still an awesome book!

The Contenders

11 Crookedstar's Promise

Crookedstar's Promise was good

I liked this book! I even have a copy! - RiverClanRocks

I'm half way through this book and I have to say, its definitely one of my favorites. Its very sad but all in all it was a good book about whats inside the heart and not like other warrior cats books I've read in the past.

I ♡ this book!

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12 Tigerclaw's Fury

They should make a whole Super Edition for Tigerstar. I personally enjoyed this and a super edition might justify his evil nature. - SpyroZap99

I have read this book and I believe that erin hunter should have carried the story until the finish. the complete finish...

Nice to see inside Tigerclaw's head, but it was too short and a bit same old and predictable. - Memery24

It should be called Tigerstar's fury...
And I despise tigerstar!

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13 The Fourth Apprentice

This book is about a poor young kit who has way to much pressure on her and she starts to cry then ivy is recruited for the dark forest. Dove made no mistakes until she worried so much about ivy and started to cry again and messed everything up so bad that ivy had to do doves job and save the clans by spying

About a stupid kit and her stupid sister who are best friends. "Oh no a prophecy! Sister who get dream wins" apparently, to Ivypaw, everything in life is a competition! So she is recruited to the dark forest. Dovepaw is whining about how much "pressure" cats are putting on her, when she's putting pressure on herself. Ivypaw is training with Hawkfrost! Gasp! Dovepaw whines! Then she goes to the caves with some cats and falls in love with Tigerheart. They meet up (i'm doing more than this book), and love each other. But Bumblestripe wants Dovewing. The battle! Dovewing abandons the battle and hides in a bush until its over. Hollyleaf, Ferncloud, Sorreltail, Firestar and more brave warriors who ACTUALLY FOUGHT WITH NO POWERS died. Dovewing is congratulated while she throws a tantrum because she no longer has powers. Best arc ever. - Puppytart

Dovewing is pretty much always crying and I want her to die soon I actually laughed when she lost her powers

Today was the day that Erin Hunter decided Dovewing was a good idea. I really hate Omen of the stars, and it all started here. I guess they were pretty good books, I just didn't like them. - SpyroZap99

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14 Dawn

Honestly the second series wasn't awful, but it was kinda just boring to me. I thought that Dawn, Twilight and Starlight were really boring and kinda irritating because it was just about Brambleclaw and Squirrelflight fighting and Leafpool never really seemed like an interesting character to me

Ugh the death's started getting boring bec nothing was even happening besides the great journey in other words it took 10 chapters to get going!

It was an alright book. I hated it when Graystripe got captured though...

I liked this book but... everything just happened. they finished the journey and delivered the mesage. erin added a few random deaths. they then finished the great journey. yay! its done.

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15 Eclipse

What happened in this book exactly? I remember that they were fighting for some reason but then an eclipse happened. I seriously don't remember anything that happened here. Thank god Long Shadows was so good or else I would have been even more upset. - JamesBourne

It was good. Not one of my favorites though.

This book is great! Sol looks powerful and great, and the battle is exciting!

This book sucks! Heck ya it should be much higher on the list! Sol is the most annoying and retarded and I hate the scene when Lionblaze hurt Heathertail. Sorry but I ship those two because I still believe that they like each other. idc what you say

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16 The Last Hope

Why is this not higher on the list? it so poorly written and so rushed... they killed off Spottedleaf and Ferncloud for no good reason! and Hollyleaf dies after bringing her back a book ago! what...

From the few things I know about this book, it's trying too hard to be another "Darkest Hour." - SpyroZap99

The worst book ever! Firestar died by a tree and a lot of cats died on this book! HOW I HATE THIS BOOK!

Firestar died of his wounds, not a burning tree! And why would hate this book?

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17 Forest of Secrets

How is this on here?! This is one of the best Warrior cat books EVER!

My favorite book and my favorite character dies so sad #SILVERSTREAM

My brother said it was about badgers but it was stupid but at the same time good - Puppytart

This book is one of my favorites. - JamesBourne

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18 The Sight

This was good not much happened but they were kits and young apprentices so you can't expect young young cats to do much, a great book

What? This is one of my favorite books! :(

Just finished it, it's good, not bad - CuriousKitten555

Yes! People just use Jaypaw's blindness as a way to 'understand' him more? Really? " Ooh, I am one with Jayfeather. " I hated this book. It took me about 4 days to read just because of them. And it was the worst on the last page. " Leafpool was right to be wary of him. All his Clanmates should be. And not just of him, but of Lionpaw and Hollypaw as well. One day we will be so powerful that we shall command even StarClan! " ( 363 ) That's what I'd picture Tigerstar or Brokenstar or Hawkfrost would say! Without reading the rest of the series it sounds just like a Dark Forest cat! " we shall command even StarClan! " Are you kidding me? I find that overpowering and stupid just how far they went with that line. Sunrise, I guess... was a bit better? With Sol and Dovekit and Ivykit...

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19 The Outcast

The cover looks like they are mating!

SO boring I had to skip it and eclipse till made sense

It wasn't the worst, but not he best

This was the worst warrior book yes looks like they are mating...hahaa

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20 Tallstar's Revenge

Honestly, I didn't enjoy this book as much as the others. I wouldn't say I didn't like it, I just found it more boring and repetitive than the others. All Tallstar wants to do is to kill kill kill and then he gets sidetracked for most of the book with those barn cats and kits AND THEN he decides not to murder a cat and finds some forgiveness in his dark soul. Also at the beginning he kept complaining about being a tunneler instead of a moore-runner. Anyways I'm done lol

All this book ever talks about is tallstar going on and on about how he's gonna kill Sparrow and then finding out that he shouldn't really kill Sparrow after all.

Tallstar's Revenge has a good plot. Though, sometimes it lacked action. His revenge wasn't fulfilled ( Not that there's anything wrong with that )

It wasn't the best book. I didn't not like it, but I didn't like it nearly as much as the others. It was pretty boring

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21 Midnight

I was disappointed that it wasn't if Firestar's perspective, it was more interesting and exiting. Also when the book started, I couldn't believe they skipped a whole year! I recommend getting Firestar's Quest if you miss him, and want to read about the missing parts. Otherwise, it was a good book.

As good as al, warrior books are, this was slow and boring. It didn't flow very well and it felt like AGES before it ended.

I loved this book. How is this list?

It took them too long to get there, I skipped a few paragraphs because they were so boring.

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22 Sunrise

I HATE this book. In fact, I hate the arc. Hollyleaf didn't even die, yet Jayfeather and Lionblaze insist so. The ending annoyed me so much. "The gray one has such fluffy fur, the silver one is pretty." Sandstorm meowed. No, they are both ugly, and kittens when they are first born can't look like Cleopatra - Puppytart

This book should be higher on the list. Other than the ending, the plot was so boring! I don't really remember what happened in this book, but I remember that half of the plot consisted of everyone walking somewhere. This book felt like such a chore to read, and I wanted to skip it so badly.

I hated so much how JayFeather and LionBlaze just felt sad about the prophecy rather than being sad about their amazing sister dying! I hate DoveWing so that's another reason why I hate this book cause she's born.

This was a great book though... - JamesBourne

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23 Fading Echoes

While this was a good book, I was wondering what really happened at the end. With the exception of the tree falling in the camp and a few other small things, not much happened. Still an okay book, though. - SpyroZap99

I loved this book! Why is it on here?

What? This was a great read!

24 Into the Wild

I will defend this book until the day I die. It's not even the best book in the series, but it's still great. Sure, there are pages where nothing happens, but that honestly doesn't bother me much. Great setup for the series and I really want to see Alibaba Pictures make a great adaption out of this. - JamesBourne

I honestly think this is the best one out of ask the warriors books

It puts off too many people, as things don't happen quickly, and the plot kinda sloths along.

The whole series sucks. - WarriorCatsHater

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25 Moonrise

Boring and messed up. How can you FORCE foxes out of their natural habitat? They just threatened them! That is exactly why I gave all of my books I had of Warriors to my friend and I'm reading Survivors and Seekers now!

Honestly, When I finished this and Midnight, I was thinking of quitting reading Warriors, but Dawn brought me back!

I hated this book, it was so slow! It is my least favorite along with Midnight.

I agree. When they yelled at the foxes like "this is our territory move! " I cried. SELFISH, HEARTLESS THUNDERCLAN! I hate them - Puppytart

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26 The Forgotten Warrior

How is this number 22 out of 27? I DESPISE this book. I never could even finish it, because of how PISSED OFF I was at EVERYONE!
Dovewing. Dovewing! DOVEWING! Just the name tells you how much of a Mary Sue she was in the first books, and then how she became a stupid, selfish, jerk face idiot in the later ones. She was so annoying she was in this one, even more so than usual. That's saying a lot, since she's my number 2 or so least favorite character in ANY work of fiction, no, not just warrior cats.
Everyone else was either an idiot, a annoyance, or a villain at best. At worse, they make me wanna tear apart this book.
Ivypool was depicted as less than I, as a fan of hers, think she is. She was stil awesome though. Ivypool, I like ya. Also, I hated the plot. It's my least favorite warriors book, barely in front of Nght Whispers, which has a really cool title and slightly awful plot to justify it, just with the same problems this and the OOTS books have. (Everyone's annoying, ...more

How is this bad? Hollyleaf comes back

Hollyleaf= Brought back to be killed again. Whoops. Spoilers. - SpyroZap99

Dovewhine! Why? I wish she got smashed by the tree and DIED! Longtail and Briarlight don't deserve that. She does. I know this didn't happen in the book but still - Puppytart

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27 Yellowfang's Secret

This is the best book! It's so exciting!

Why in the world is this on here? I love yellowfang and we got to know the adorable kit, badgerfang! It was the best book ever!

I'm all most done it's good but I hate raggedstar

This book was okay and doesn't deserve to be in the top 3, but it seemed like it was rushed near the end, deputies constantly dying after like 2 days of being deputy, and then Raggedstar's lives ripped out of him all at once just so the Erins could rush to make Brokentail appear as leader in the book.

However, it was a really good book besides that.

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28 Fire and Ice

While I like this book, it was a little boring at times. Don't get me wrong though, it was awesome. - SpyroZap99

This was a pretty good book, although Forest Of Secrets is better...

I didn't really like how Graystripe and Firestar kept fighting, but it's an okay book.

This should be higher (i don't hate this book) cause most of it was just Fireheart just inspecting things. Like, Graystripe's interest in Silverstream, Tigerclaw...enough said, and the state of Windclan. This book took me almost 2 months to read cause it was just sooo boring, there were barely any exciting parts, it didn't even make me excited for Forest of Secrets which FoS is amazing, if you start reading the prophecy begins you can literally skip this book cause this whole comment just explained what happened well all the things that were important. - tacoperson

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29 The Blazing Star

I started this series at The First Battle, and I thought better of the series, but when I read this book I loved the series. Dawn of The Clans deals with many problems people have had of past series and this book is WAY more interesting than all of the other books in the series. The only problem people could possibly have with this book is that it doesn't follow the main series(My friend refuses to read dawn of the clans because it isn't part of the main series) but that's just petty.

Why is this on here? Actually: why are ANY of the Dawn of the Clans books here? That series was my favorite!

This book is my favourite! No way it is here! - Sumwantin

30 Darkest Night

Was ist das? - JamesBourne

Wrong cover

What? - CinderpeltandCinderheart

The darkest night sucks. the woman was too abusive. shes on the cover by the way

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31 Sunset

It was a good book, but the ending was WAY to rushed.

It's okay

I liked this

32 Path of Stars

Although this is my favorite book in Dawn Of The Clans, Gray Wing's death really hit me hard at the end of the book. :,-(

I did not like this book. Gray Wing's death stun me too hard (spoilers) and I cried for days!

I wish it was Clear sky that died instead of Gray wing, he was my favorite

This book made me cry.
This book is the reason I don't cry anymore
This whole series is why I don't cry anymore
It emotionally drained me of tears - JamesBourne

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33 Goosefeather's Curse

Cat is born. Cat has special powers. Cat is afraid of powers. Cat BORED ME TO DEATH through this book. - SpyroZap99

34 Hawkwing's Journey

Umm... It was so BAD!
I would rather read about FLOWERPAW DYING

35 Dark River


I was bored out of my mind in this book. Not much happened and half of it was either hollyleaf complaining or lionpaw x heatherpaw drama. Just really a fill in book in my opinion:/

36 Firestar's Quest

It was so boring!

This was just some excuse to make Firestar and Sandstorm mates. - RisingMoon

37 Ravenpaw's Farewell
38 Bramblestar's Storm

I love Bramblestar!

Brambleclaw Becoming BrambleStar? Yes!

It was okay but those Kittypets they meet! Jessy was alright Frankie was nice but Mint ( I forgot her name) was the worst. She was nothing but a whiny scum that won't eat anything and is too afraid of everything!

I agree with the guy who doesn't like jessy. She knew everything at first and they made a mistake with bramblexjessy. He already had squirrelfight and the Eris were like oh here let's give him a Mary Sue oh wait that's a bad idea let's get rid of her

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39 Tigerstar and Sasha - Into the Woods

I was very excited to read a manga but I was Very, Very disappointed in this book. Nothing ever happened besides her meeting Tigerstar, and the rest was just her being all dramatic. I would suggest Rise Of Scourge, however. It was at least INTERESTING!

This book was really pointless.

Yeah, nothing happened. Sasha always regretted leaving her twolegs and fell in love with my least favorite tom!

I hate how she ran away from Tigerstar. We could have had a new villain and the series could have gotten a new hit charrie!

40 Shattered Sky
41 Moth Flight's Vision

This isn't a horrible book. It's just sad, it honestly shouldn't be on here. - IcetailofWishClan

Hey! I thought this was really interesting and exciting!

I loved this book. - CinderpeltandCinderheart

42 Tigerheart's Shadow
43 Warriors: Cats of the Clans
44 The Apprentice's Quest

Is this a book, if so, where can I get it

The book isn't released yet.

45 Thunder Rising

This was a pretty good book, but it's not as interesting as the other books in Dawn Of The Clans, but pretty good.

It was very boring nothing interesting just... Stuff. Every cat working a bout nothing. WHO CARES IF U ARE CONFUSED! LIFE MAKES ME CONFUSED!

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46 A Dangerous Path

I hate it so much. Bluestar was being edgy and some random untrained dogs swallowed her then Fireheart threw a tantrum over it and the Clan started whining because they hate him. - Puppytart

This was an amazing book!


The book was rather boring it was just about Bluestar being depressed and being a bitch to Fireheart she was my favourite cat but she got on my nerves after a bit I'm glad they killed her off but her death was so sad stupid dogs.

Actually, there was much more to it than that. I'd say it was a good book compared to Rising Storm. - SpyroZap99

47 The First Battle
48 A Forest Divided
49 Thunder and Shadow

It is basically Omen of the Stars with Dovewing and Ivypool all over again! Twigpaw just has a better personality and does not whine like Dovewing, a full-grown warrior, even though she is an apprentice. Violetpaw is whiny and attacks her sister because her angsty teen mentor begged her to. Needletail did die in later books though so I feel bad for Violetpaw. But who even sent her away from her sister? - Puppytart

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